May 26

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As the focus is shifting to reopening and recovering from the coronavirus shutdowns, governments want to make sure they’re rebuilding smarter. Data analytics are a key component of resiliency, empowering states, cities and counties to manage the current recovery while planning for the next crisis.

Can your data be trusted? How are you integrating the information you collect? How can your agency use data to drive decision-making? Join us for a webinar on May 26 at 11am PST/2pm EST to hear from subject matter experts and public-sector veterans about the role of data in government resiliency efforts.

You’ll learn:
• How to operationalize intelligence for your organization
• How to harness publicly available data and use it to enhance your own internal information
• Practical applications of data analytics, from public safety and crisis management to smart city networks


Dave Kelly CPT (Ret.)

Dave Kelly CPT (Ret.)

Vice President of Public Sector Solutions and Strategy, Information Builders

In this role, Dave Kelly is enabling our federal, state, and local government, and public education partners to achieve their goals for analytics, data integration, data quality, data management, and visualization. Dave provides our partners with thought leadership on use-case driven solutions for public sector technology problems, and offers a strategic vision for what is possible when leveraging the Information Builders stack of technology.

After serving 26 years with the Michigan State Police, Dave retired as an enlisted captain and director of technology and joined Information Builders. During his career with the MSP, Dave led statewide intelligence, cyber command, and federal and state investigative initiatives in money laundering, fraud, conspiracy crimes, and narcotics. In these roles, Dave was the catalyst for several innovative technology projects, including enterprise federated search, threat analytics, entity resolution, data integration, and a host of analytics and intelligence projects from operational to predictive. Dave is a graduate of Macomb College and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Deepinder Uppal

Deepinder Uppal

Vice President of Public Sector Technology Innovation, Information Builders

Deepinder Uppal is the Vice President for Innovation and Technology in the Public Sector for Information Builders (IB). In this role, Deepinder helps define a customer’s technical vision by communicating complex processes, and assisting with the successful creation, integration and deployment of next generation data architecture, AI charged analytics, and all associated facets of technology related to State and Federal Government. As IB’s chief innovator for the public sector, Deepinder collaborates with public sector clients on the implementation of emerging technologies and provides solutioning for complex technological problems.

Prior to his role with IBI, Deepinder Singh Uppal was an Assistant Division Director for the Criminal Justice Information Center (CJIC). He has also held positions as the Chief Innovations Officer and Chief Data Steward for the Michigan State Police. In these roles, Deepinder has innovated on numerous State and Federal projects to provide legislative insight into Data Governance, IoT: Smart City Initiatives, and the application of Artificial Intelligence to State and Federal Threat Analytics portfolios. Additionally, Deepinder has also innovated on a state-wide Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network (DMVPN) to eliminate legacy gateway-to-gateway architecture, remove “hub and spoke” dependencies, and leverage 5G (FirstNet) infrastructure for first responder agencies.

Deepinder Singh has also played an important role in academics, and policy research in the roles of professor, academic administrator, and director for numerous centers in the fields of academics and nonprofit research. Deepinder has presented his research at academic conferences, held workshops at major research institutions, and has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards. Outside of academics, Deepinder is a United States Army veteran and has served honorably in numerous areas of conflict.

Bob Woolley

Bob Woolley

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Bob was the Chief Technical Architect for the state of Utah’s Department of Technology Services, including the development of the state’s Utah.gov portal. Utah has been widely recognized in these areas with numerous national awards. He has also been a technical lead and RFP writer for the WSCA/NASPO Cloud and Data Communication Procurements. He has experience with state, county and higher education employee skill assessments and technology upgrade implementations.

He has extensive experience with development and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and technology services. He focuses on e-government and technical architecture, with special emphasis on technical architecture implementation, planning and analysis; Web design; cloud implementation; and development of online government services. He is a specialist in Theory of Operations documentation processes and implementation of Microservice Architecture and DevOps in hybrid cloud environments.

He has worked in the public sector as a university professor and systems analyst, and in the corporate world as a company president and Enterprise Architect. He has a master’s degree from Utah State University. He was named as one of Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers, and has specialized in applying new and emerging technology solutions to government.

Patrick Moore

Patrick Moore — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Patrick Moore has spent his career working to improve government and its responsiveness to citizens. Patrick spent 8 years working for Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, serving as state CIO from 2006-2010. During that time Patrick led a transformational restructuring of the state's technology function, establishing a new model for Georgia’s IT strategy. Upon leaving Georgia’s government Patrick served in client facing and sales executive roles with HP Enterprise Services where he focused on building and delivering solutions for state and local governments. Patrick now serves as managing partner for Integris Applied, a management consulting firm focused on CIOs and their organizations. Patrick is a noted expert in the state and local government technology space and a Government Technology “Top 25 Doer, Dreamer and Driver.” He is a frequent contributor to industry organizations including the Center for Digital Government and NASCIO.